Use and Manufacture of Tools to Extract Food by Captive Gorilla gorilla gorilla: Experimental Approach

@article{Pouydebat2005UseAM,
  title={Use and Manufacture of Tools to Extract Food by Captive Gorilla gorilla gorilla: Experimental Approach},
  author={Emmanuelle Pouydebat and Christine Berg{\'e} and Philippe Gorce and Yves Coppens},
  journal={Folia Primatologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={76},
  pages={180 - 183}
}
The use and manufacture of tools to extract ants and termites is a welldocumented behaviour in wild chimpanzees [Goodall, 1964; Boesch and Boesch, 1990; Yamakoshi and Yamakoshi, 2004]. In contrast, it has never been observed in other great apes in their natural habitat. In captivity, the use of tools to extract ants and fruits has rarely been described in other primates, except in some New World monkeys, the capuchins [Visalberghi, 1990; Westergaard et al., 1997]. Captive gorillas have been… 
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